Nidula lanosa
(Cooke) J.A. Cooper ined. 2023
Description:
The cups of these fungi are white and woolly on the outside and brown on the inside. The peridioles are shiny red-brown without an attached cord. The surface of the peridioles is sticky and adheres to anything it lands on. Previously known as N. niveotomentosa and before that, N. candida.
Common name: Woolly Birdnest
Found: Native Forest
Substrate: Forest floor litter
Spore: Brown peridiola
Height: 8 mm
Width: 6 mm
Season: Autumn, Winter
Edible: No
Macro images:
Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 2.4 mm.
 
Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 2.4 mm.
 
Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 1.5 mm.
 
Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 2 mm.
 
Nidula niveo-tomentosa
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Scale= 1.5 mm.
 
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